On Assessment of Women Empowerment at Individual Level: An Analytical Exposition

  • Joysankar Bhattacharya
  • Sarmila Banerjee
  • Montu Bose


Ever since gender issues entered into the domain of policy analysis, efforts have been made to monitor the progress of interventions through two major indices suggested by UNDP, viz., the gender-related development index (GDI) and the gender empowerment measure (GEM).


Latent Variable Structural Equation Modelling Human Development Index Mimic Model National Family Health Survey 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joysankar Bhattacharya
    • 1
  • Sarmila Banerjee
    • 2
  • Montu Bose
    • 3
  1. 1.Central University of BiharPatnaIndia
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsUniversity of CalcuttaKolkataIndia
  3. 3.DRS Project Fellow, Department of EconomicsUniversity of CalcuttaKolkataIndia

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